Italian Course: Unit 1

Italian Course: Unit 1 Informal A: Giulia, ti presento il mio amico David. B: Piacere di conoscerti! C: Piacere mio! A: Maria, ecco il mio nuovo vicino. B: Piacere, io sono Maria. Tu come ti chiami? C: Mi chiamo David, piacere! Formal A: Buonasera signora Riva, le presento il mio amico. B: Sono Giovanna, molto lieta! C: Piacere, David. A: Scusi, è [...]

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Japanese Particles

Japanese Grammar – Particles The function of Japanese particles Japanese particles are small words that indicate relations of words within a sentence. They follow other words such as nouns, verbs, adjectives are parts of a sentence. Some but not all can be compared [...]

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Use of Articles in English

Articles A, an, and the: how to use articles in English Many learners of English have problems with articles (the words a, an and the), especially when they don’t exist in their own language. The 3 articles in English are a, an and the. The learner has to decide noun-by-noun which one of the [...]

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Arabic Vocabulary: Food

Arabic food vocabulary English Standard Arabic Transliteration Egyptian Arabic Transliteration food طعام Ta3aam اكل akl foods مأكولات ma'kuulaat '' ma'kulaat meal وجبة (ج) وجبات wajba (pl.) wajabaat اكلة (ج) اكلات akla (pl.) akalaat   طقة (ج) طقات Ta''a (pl.) Ta''aat delivery توصيل tawSiil '' '' restaurant مطعم (ج) مطاعم maT3am (pl.) maTaa3im '' '' waiter نادل (ج) ندل naadil (pl.) nudul متر | جرسون metre | garsoon breakfast فطور faTuur فطار fiTaar lunch غداء ġadaa' غدا ġada dinner عشاء 3ašaa' عشا 3aša to have breakfast فطر - يفطر (فطر) faTara - yafTuru (faTr) فطر - يفطر (فطار) fiTir [...]

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Arabic Vocabulary: Clothing

                     Arabic Vocabulary: Clothing English Standard Arabic Transliteration Egyptian Arabic Transliteration clothes ملابس malaabis هدوم huduum لبس libs to wear; put on لبس - يلبس (لبس) labisa - yalbasu (lubs) '' libis - yilbis (libs) ارتدى - يرتدي (ارتداء) irtada - yartadi (irtidaa')   to take off خلع - يخلع (خلع) xala3a - yaxla3u [...]

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Pronouns In Arabic

Note: In Arabic, the subject pronoun is frequently dropped. You can tell from a verb conjugation who the subject is, so it's not really necessary to use the subject pronoun in such cases except for emphasis. However, in equational (verbless) sentences [...]

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